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pivotal

adjective piv·ot·al \ˈpi-və-təl\

: very important

Full Definition of PIVOTAL

1
:  of, relating to, or constituting a pivot
2
:  vitally important :  critical
piv·ot·al·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb
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Examples of PIVOTAL

  1. She is at a pivotal point in her career.
  2. <the report was missing a pivotal piece of information>

First Known Use of PIVOTAL

1844

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